bugleweed
noun Date: circa 1818 1. any of a genus (Lycopus) of mints; especially a North American perennial (L. virginicus) that is mildly narcotic and astringent 2. bugle I

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  • Bugleweed — Bu gle*weed , n. (Bot.) A plant of the Mint family and genus {Lycopus}; esp. {Lycopus Virginicus}, which has mild narcotic and astringent properties, and is sometimes used as a remedy for hemorrhage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bugleweed — [byo͞o′gəl wēd΄] n. 1. BUGLE ☆ 2. any of a genus (Lycopus) of plants of the mint family, with tiny white or pale blue flowers …   English World dictionary

  • bugleweed — paprastoji vilkakojė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Lycopus europaeus), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lycopus europaeus angl. bugleweed; European bugleweed; gypsywort šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Bugleweed — The name bugleweed can refer to two unrelated plants:* Bugle (plant), taxonomically Ajuga * Lycopus, the genus to which the gypsywort belongs …   Wikipedia

  • bugleweed — /byooh geuhl weed /, n. 1. a plant belonging to the genus Lycopus, of the mint family, esp. L. virginicus, reputed to have medicinal properties. 2. ajuga. [1855 60; BUGLE2 + WEED1] * * * ▪ plant       (Ajuga), genus of about 40 species of… …   Universalium

  • bugleweed — šliaužiančioji vaisgina statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Ajuga reptans), paplitęs Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ajuga reptans angl. ajuga; blue bugle; bugleweed; carpet …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bugleweed — virgininė vilkakojė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Lycopus virginicus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lycopus virginicus angl. bugleweed; water bugle; water horehound šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bugleweed — noun a) An aromatic herb with small white flowers, Lycopus virginicus; water horehound b) Any of a group of herbs used for ground cover; bugle …   Wiktionary

  • bugleweed — bu·gle·weed byü gəl .wēd n any mint of the genus Lycopus esp a mildly narcotic and astringent herb (L. virginicus) of the eastern half of the U.S …   Medical dictionary

  • bugleweed — bu•gle•weed [[t]ˈbyu gəlˌwid[/t]] n. pln a plant belonging to the genus Lycopus, of the mint family, esp L. virginicus[/ex] • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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